25 Cents KM297 United States
|KM#||297||Dates||1999||Notes||50 State Quarter (Connecticut)|
In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written "LIBERTY" and below him is written "QUARTER DOLLAR". Below his chin to the left is written "LIBERTY", and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering "IN GOD WE TRUST", with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington's bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S.
The Charter Oak, a symbol of American independence, with leafless branches outstretched and intertwined on a wide canopy, and the ground beneath it visible. Above it is written "1788" and above that is written "CONNECTICUT". Below the tree to the left is written in small lettering "THE CHARTER OAK", with THE on its own line. Below the ground level is written 1999 and below this is written in small lettering "E PLURIBUS UNUM", all on one line.